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Published on July 05, 2013

Free workshops offered for coping with grief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505

MONTEREY, Calif. — Find support after the loss of a loved through free workshops offered by Community Hospital’s Hospice of the Central Coast.

 “Soothing the Soul” includes gentle yoga, guided meditation, and a discussion about self-care. It is from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at Seaside Yoga Sanctuary, 1360 Fremont Boulevard, Seaside.

Men and women are invited to “Men in Grief: Vulnerability as a Path for Healing,” which explores what shapes the male grief experience and how healing occurs. It is from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 27, at Westland House, 100 Barnet Segal Lane, Monterey.

During “In Your Own Words,” participants will write about grief and loss through journaling, poetry, and prose. The session is from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, August 10 at Westland House and writing materials will be provided.

Registration is required for each workshop. Call 649-7758.    

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ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 207 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, Peninsula Wellness Center, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/